[[help:faq_merchants]]

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help:faq_merchants [2015/09/09 16:55]
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help:faq_merchants [2015/09/09 17:19] (current)
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   * [[Sockpuppeting]] is **strictly forbidden** and may result in a //permanent ban// of your store on ChoiceCheapies. **You should not** create multiple accounts or pose as a customer. **You should not** ask your existing clients/customers to sign up on ChoiceCheapies to post positive reviews.   * [[Sockpuppeting]] is **strictly forbidden** and may result in a //permanent ban// of your store on ChoiceCheapies. **You should not** create multiple accounts or pose as a customer. **You should not** ask your existing clients/customers to sign up on ChoiceCheapies to post positive reviews.
  
-  * Posting as a merchant does not give your offer any special treatment, and it will be voted by our members in the same way that member-posted offers will be voted. If the offer you post is not a bargain, it will be voted down. Stores with unpopular deals will not be allowed to continue posting on OzBargain indefinitely (see [[https://www.cheapies.nz/wiki/help:store_representative#performance-based_store_bans|performance-based store bans]]), so choose your promotions wisely before posting and make sure you follow our [[https://www.cheapies.nz/wiki/help:deal_posting_guidelines|deal posting guidelines]]. +  * Posting as a merchant does not give your offer any special treatment, and it will be voted by our members in the same way that member-posted offers will be voted. If the offer you post is not a bargain, it will be voted down. Stores with unpopular deals will not be allowed to continue posting on ChoiceCheapies indefinitely (see [[https://www.cheapies.nz/wiki/help:store_representative#performance-based_store_bans|performance-based store bans]]), so choose your promotions wisely before posting and make sure you follow our [[https://www.cheapies.nz/wiki/help:deal_posting_guidelines|deal posting guidelines]]. 
  
   * Remember to declare your relationship with a store. You can do this when you are posting a deal by checking the 'I am a Store Representative' checkbox, and when commenting on a deal by checking the 'I work for <store>' checkbox.   * Remember to declare your relationship with a store. You can do this when you are posting a deal by checking the 'I am a Store Representative' checkbox, and when commenting on a deal by checking the 'I work for <store>' checkbox.
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 === What shouldn't I post? === === What shouldn't I post? ===
  
-General advertising without any specific offers will generally be received poorly.  Listing item(s) that are [[http://www.ozbargain.com.au/wiki/list_of_price_comparison_sites|cheaper]] than your competition is a plus. +General advertising without any specific offers will generally be received poorly.  Listing item(s) that are [[http://www.ChoiceCheapies.com.au/wiki/list_of_price_comparison_sites|cheaper]] than your competition is a plus. 
  
 === How much does it cost to post on ChoiceCheapies? === === How much does it cost to post on ChoiceCheapies? ===
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   * Representatives are able to post a maximum 1 deal per 24 hours and maximum of maximum 2 deals per 7 days provided previous deals have been well-received. Please see the [[https://www.cheapies.nz/wiki/help:store_representative#posting_limits|posting limits page]] for more details.   * Representatives are able to post a maximum 1 deal per 24 hours and maximum of maximum 2 deals per 7 days provided previous deals have been well-received. Please see the [[https://www.cheapies.nz/wiki/help:store_representative#posting_limits|posting limits page]] for more details.
  
-  * In addition to the default posting limits above, stores with **poor-performing deals** (poor vote average) will be [[https://www.cheapies.nz/wiki/help:store_representative#performance-based_store_bans|automically banned]] from posting further deals on OzBargain.+  * In addition to the default posting limits above, stores with **poor-performing deals** (poor vote average) will be [[https://www.cheapies.nz/wiki/help:store_representative#performance-based_store_bans|automically banned]] from posting further deals on ChoiceCheapies.
  
 === Can I submit a datafeed to have all my inventories automatically posted? === === Can I submit a datafeed to have all my inventories automatically posted? ===